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What is the difference from hives and bed bug bitrs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hives vs bedbugs.: Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Hives on the other hand are itchy raised wheels.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2013

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